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September 2013

Gov of Sask: Reboot your flax seed in 2014

The following is a snippet from the PDF article:
Since 2009, the flax industry has been working hard to keep the European Union (EU) market open to Canadian flax. Over the last three years, the amount of Triffid contamination in Canadian flax seed stocks and commercial production has decreased dramatically. Significant and consistent decrease was seen in our pedigreed flax seed, which showed…

CropConnect Conference 2014 Announces Sponsorship Opportunities & Keynote Speaker

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 25, 2013 – Organizers announce Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2014 CropConnect Conference will be available to preview on October 2, 2013 and open for bookings on October 9, 2013. Visit the website for more details. 

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits: 


The CropConnect…

SaskFlax: Farm Stewardship Program showing results

September 13, 2013 – The Flax Farm Stewardship Program is an important part of the flax industry’s efforts to reduce the amount of CDC Triffid in the Canadian flax crop. Since the program of testing planting seed and crop production was introduced four years ago, the percentage of samples of crop production testing positive for Triffid has dropped from 14% to below 4%. In addition, the level of…

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